EPA http://peoriapublicradio.org en Hundreds Turn Out To Champaign EPA Meeting On Sole Source Designation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hundreds-turn-out-champaign-epa-meeting-sole-source-designation <div>During a public forum Tuesday night in Champaign, about 300 people urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to designate a major source of drinking water in the region as a sole source aquifer.</div><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 06:16:32 +0000 Sean Powers 23268 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Hundreds Turn Out To Champaign EPA Meeting On Sole Source Designation State allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at Mossville site http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-allowing-caterpillar-store-hazardous-waste-mossville-site <p>The Illinois EPA is allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at its Mossville plant for up to three months. &nbsp;The variance allows Cat to temporarily store the waste without having to obtain a permit and operate as a hazardous waste facility. The state EPA says it granted the request because extreme weather delayed Cat’s ability to schedule removal of the wastes in a timely manner.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:43:16 +0000 Alex Rusciano 17406 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at Mossville site Court: EPA must better regulate ash coal plant pollution http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/court-epa-must-better-regulate-ash-coal-plant-pollution <p></p><div>A federal court has ordered the US EPA to more strictly regulate a form of pollution from coal fired power plants. &nbsp;It&rsquo;s a move environmental groups say is a long time in coming, as IPR&rsquo;s Scott Stuntz reports:</div><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:40:02 +0000 Scott Stuntz 13062 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Court: EPA must better regulate ash coal plant pollution Work begins on U.S. Farm Bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/work-begins-us-farm-bill <p></p><div>The U.S. House Agriculture Committee began work Wednesday on a five year farm bill. Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis introduced an amendment to give the U.S. Department of Agriculture more say in any changes introduced by the Environmental Protection Agency that affect agriculture.</div><div> Thu, 16 May 2013 12:01:02 +0000 Denise Molina & Sean Powers 5685 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Work begins on U.S. Farm Bill